Markus Molitor vintage presentation

Haus Klosterberg, Molitor estate, Wehlen

Tasted September 21, 2019 by NoTrollingerPlease with 94 views

Introduction

Due to the incredible amount of wines i needed to focus and tasted only the *** Auslesen.

Flight 1 - Dry *** Auslese (White Capsule) (10 notes)

White
2018 Markus Molitor Ockfener Bockstein Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Classic Bockstein/Saar nose with some herbs. Palate with some residual sugar, Molitor typical extract and phenols. Nice depth, juicy, tension, great length. 93+
White
2018 Markus Molitor Saarburger Rausch Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
White floral and stony nose. Palate with some residual sugar, Molitor typical extract and phenols. Orange zests, pressure, tension and density. Some noticeable tannin, Quite approachable. Great length. 94+
White
2018 Markus Molitor Graacher Domprobst Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Softer and rounder than the Saar Auslesen. Molitor typical extract and phenols. Lacks a bit of pressure and tension. Juicy, herbs, ripe fruit, medium+ acidity, very approachable, good length. 92-93
White
2018 Markus Molitor Erdener Treppchen Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Muted nose, some white fruit. A bit more depth than the Domprobst. Molitor typical extract and phenols. Nice balance, very approachable, good length. 93
White
2018 Markus Molitor Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Classic herbal, Würzgarten nose with some Menthol. Molitor typical extract and phenols. Beautiful fruit, spiciness, herbs (woodruff), some floral notes, juicy, good acidity, not as dense as the Saar wines, lacks a bit tension. 92-93+
White
2018 Markus Molitor Kinheimer Hubertuslay Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Nose with lots of ripe fruit and slate. Molitor typical extract and phenols. Fine fruit, elegant, tension, still some CO2, juicy and delicious to drink. Very approachable already. 93+
White
2018 Markus Molitor Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Beautiful fine, floral nose with lots of herbs and white fruit. Deep and dense. Molitor typical extract and phenols. Fine fruit, dense, nice mineral core, juicy, great length. 93-94+
White
2018 Markus Molitor Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
A bit muted nose with ripe fruit and some herbs. Molitor typical extract and phenols. Very balanced, pure harmony, juicy, nice medium+ acidity, lots of ripe yellow fruit and herbs. Lacks a bit of tension. 92-93+
White
2018 Markus Molitor Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Citric, herbal nose. Molitor typical extract and phenols. Good tension and pressure. Some candied fruit, a bit residual sugar. Dense. Zesty notes, woodruff, great balance, veery looong and lingering. 93-94
White
2018 Markus Molitor Erdener Prälat Riesling Auslese *** (White Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Nose with some sulphur, ver fine and elegant, some caramel and ripe, fine fruit. On the palate great pressure, but also a perfect balance and harmony. Caramel, finest vanilla infused ripe fruit, spices “brown” slate. Great, ripe and perfectly integrated acidity. Unbelievably long and fine, elegant finish. This is really great stuff and the best dry wine I have tasted over the last days. 96-97+

Flight 2 - Off-dry *** Auslese (Green Capsule) (7 notes)

White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Saarburger Rausch Riesling Auslese *** (Green Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Rausch nose, airy and floral. It is more like a beautiful Rausch Spätlese. Airy, good pressure, rather lean, good medium+ acidity, long. 92-93
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Wehlener Klosterberg Riesling Auslese *** (Green Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
A bit too sweet. Flabby, chubby, kitschy candied fruit, good extract and length. 91+
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White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Zeltinger Schlossberg Riesling Auslese *** (Green Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Floral, fruity nose. Round, fruity palate. A bit too sweet. Candied fruit, juicy, wonderful length. 91-92
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Bernkasteler Lay Riesling Auslese *** (Green Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
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Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Expressive, zesty nose with some herbs, very open. Dense, good extract, juicy, fine elegant fruit and grape notes, herbs, great length. 92-93+
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Kinheimer Rosenberg Riesling Auslese *** (Green Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Most elegant nose so far. Floral notes, herbs and some icing sugar. Very lean and precise, real off-dry, juicy, tension, glaze, dense, good acidity, very long. 93+
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Auslese *** (Green Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Deep, dark, mineral nose with fine herbs and ripe fruit. Really off-dry, lean, tension, dark mineral notes, dense, juicy, elegant. Very joyful to drink now, wonderful elegant length. 93-94+
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese *** (Green Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Nose with some herbs, citrus fruit, some fine vanilla, icing sugar. Off-dry, pressure and tension (a bit less tension than the Himmelreich), juiy, floral notes, elegant, long. 93

Flight 3 - Sweet *** Auslese (Golden Capsule) (7 notes)

White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Zeltinger Himmelreich Riesling Auslese *** (Golden Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Nose with fine, ripe yellow fruit. Same on the palate. Few, clean Botrytis. Ripe acidity, nice mineral core, nice juicy length, very balanced. 92-93+
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Kinheimer Rosenberg Riesling Auslese *** (Golden Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Dense nose with juicy grape notes. More dense than the Zeltinger Schlossberg. Clean Botrytis, ripe fruit, Mango, tension, juicy, great length. 93-94
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Erdener Treppchen Riesling Auslese *** (Golden Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Very fine, elegant nose with some fine grape and floral notes. More lean than the Rosenberg. Creamy, dense, well balanced, ripe exotic fruit, clean Botrytis, very complex. Great ripe medium+ acidty, long. 93
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Ürziger Würzgarten Riesling Auslese *** (Golden Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Airy, floral, herbal nose. Spicy, herbs, dense, juicy, fine grape notes, great ripe medium+ acidity, very long and lingering. 93-94+
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Wehlener Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese *** (Golden Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Nose a bit muted. Palate with lots of sulphur and some slate notes. Wonderful balance and harmony. Only few, clean botrytis, very fine and elegant. Very long and lingering. 93-95+
White - Off-dry
2018 Markus Molitor Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Auslese *** (Golden Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Nose a bit muted, but fine and airy. High, clean Botrytis, but never oily or cloying. Finest grape notes, wonderful balance and elegance, dense, juicy and with a wonderful length. 93-95+
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White - Sweet/Dessert
2018 Markus Molitor Zeltinger Sonnenuhr Riesling Beerenauslese * (Golden Capsule) Germany, Mosel Saar Ruwer
*** brief notes from tasting sip, no rating ***
Glass: Josephinenhütte White Wine
Only 6,5% abv. Very dense, concentrated nose with lots of ripe, exotic fruit. Clean, great fruit. Clean Botrytis. Creamy. High, well integrated ripe acidity. Very long and lingering. Already very joyful and approachable. 94-95
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